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Research and development tax incentive COVID-19 extensions 

If COVID-19 has impacted your Research and development (R&D) tax incentive activities, you might be dealing with delays in filing your taxes on time. Check out the due dates and comments to see if you qualify for an extension.

Research and development tax incentive due dates

If you need more time

To talk about the options if you need more time to file your income tax and supplementary return, email us at r&[email protected]

Changes to claiming supporting activities 

We can now approve supporting activities if they’re in the income year before or after a related core activity’s income year. This means you can now claim money spent on supporting activities.

You can find out more about the changes on our Tax Technical website.

TIB - June 2022 (Tax Technical)

Digital technology sector guidelines

This guide can help you with your application for R&D tax incentive funding. We’ve included examples so you can see if you’ve covered everything we need to see.

Last updated: 26 Aug 2022
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